On Friday afternoon, Richard Deitsch of SI.com reported that Erin Andrews was being "aggressively" pursued by Fox Sports and the two sides had even met recently to discuss a role.
We're assuming ESPN saw that report because shortly after the story posted, ESPN PR tweeted out confirmation that Andrews is leaving.
Erin Andrews leaving ESPN. She did great work for us & we made an aggressive offer to keep her. We wish her the best on her next chapter.— Mike Soltys (@espnmikes) June 29, 2012
Her contract was set to expire at the end of this month.
If she ends up agreeing to a deal with Fox Sports, it's expected to be a "major role" in their college football coverage, according to Deitsch.